Photo Coverage: First look at Little Theatre Off Broadway's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that Lady Larken's love for Sir Harry provided a rather compelling reason that she reach the bridal altar post haste? Or that, in fact, it wasn't the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of wonderful songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again.
Music by Mary Rodgers, Lyrics by Marshall Barer, Book by Jay Thompson, Marshall Barer and Dean Fuller, Directed by Aaron Auld, Stage Manager - Kathy Hyland, Music Director - Jonathan Collura. Cast includes: Jess Ohler - Princess Winnifred, Brian A. Palmer - Prince Dauntless, Lisa Radke - Queen Aggravain, Mark Cullison - King Sextimus the Silent, Dayton Duvall - Minstrel, Kyle Hovest - Wizard, Lydia Fyie - Jester, Dan Schafer-Kuhlman - Sir Harry, Victoria Aukerman - Lady Larken, Bethany Schoeff - Lady Merrill/Lady Mabelle, Eve Julien - Lady Beatrice/Nightingale, Pam Muller - Lady No. 3/Kitchen Wench, Holly Rahrig - Lady No. 1/Kitchen Wench, Susie Kessler - Lady No. 2/Emily, Jennifer Burton - Princess No. 12/Lady H, Dana Bauman - Lady Rowena, David Taylor - Sir Luce, Michael Shafer - Knight No. 2, Dante Dinucci - Sir Harold, Eugene Haney - Knight No. 3.
Performances run May 4th thru May 20th, 2018 at Little Theatre Off Broadway, 3981 Broadway, Grove City, Ohio. For reservations/more info visit: http://www.ltob.org or call 614-875-3919
Check out a first look below!
Photo Credit: Jerri Shafer